Term Information [More information on chromosome condensation]

Accession
GO:0030261
Name
chromosome condensation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0000068
eukaryotic chromosome condensation, nuclear chromosome condensation, DNA condensation
Definition
The progressive compaction of dispersed interphase chromatin into threadlike chromosomes prior to mitotic or meiotic nuclear division, or during apoptosis, in eukaryotic cells. Source: GOC:mah, ISBN:0815316194
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0030261 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of chromosome condensation (GO:0030261)
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chromosome condensation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
chromosome condensation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular component organization or biogenesis (GO:0071840)
chromosome condensation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular process (GO:0009987)
chromosome condensation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cellular component organization (GO:0016043)
chromosome condensation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organelle organization (GO:0006996)
chromosome condensation [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome organization (GO:0051276)
chromosome condensation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
chromosome condensation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) DNA conformation change (GO:0071103)
chromosome condensation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism cellular process (GO:0044763)
chromosome condensation [is_a relation] is_a  DNA packaging (GO:0006323)
chromosome condensation [is_a relation] is_a  single-organism organelle organization (GO:1902589)
Children of chromosome condensation (GO:0030261)
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apoptotic chromosome condensation (GO:0030263) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome condensation
condensin complex (GO:0000796) [capable_of part of relation] capable_of part of  chromosome condensation
histone H3-S10 phosphorylation involved in chromosome condensation (GO:2000775) [part_of relation] part_of  chromosome condensation
meiotic chromosome condensation (GO:0010032) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome condensation
mitotic chromosome condensation (GO:0007076) [is_a relation] is_a  chromosome condensation
negative regulation of chromosome condensation (GO:1902340) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  chromosome condensation
nonrepetitive DNA condensation (GO:0044852) [part_of relation] part_of  chromosome condensation
nuclear condensin complex (GO:0000799) [capable_of relation] capable_of  chromosome condensation
rDNA condensation (GO:0070550) [part_of relation] part_of  chromosome condensation
regulation of chromosome condensation (GO:0060623) [regulates relation] regulates  chromosome condensation
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